Ahead of the Central Coast Mariners away trip to Westpac Stadium, Mike Mulvey has named a squad of players who will make the trip across the ditch.
After impressive performances in the Foxtel Y-League, Josh Nisbet has been called into Mike Mulvey’s provisional squad to travel to New Zealand. The 19-year-old made his first competitive appearance for the Mariners in the FFA CUP Round of 32 match against Adelaide United but is yet to appear in the A-League.
Jonathan Aspropotamitis could make his Hyundai A-League debut for the Mariners this weekend and provides cover for suspended defender Kalifa Cisse.
Corey Gameiro continues his rehab on a calf injury and commenced running this week.
Central Coast Mariners squad: 1.Ben KENNEDY (gk), 2.Jonathan ASPROPOTAMITIS, 3. Jack CLISBY, 4.Jake McGING, 6.Tom HIARIEJ, 7.Andrew HOOLE, 8.Michael McGLINCHEY, 10.Tommy OAR, 11.Connor PAIN, 12.Adam PEARCE (gk), 15.Kye ROWLES,18.Matt MILLAR, 19.Matt SIMON (c), 22.Jacob MELLING, 23.Mario SHABOW, 25.Jordan MURRAY, 26.Joshua NISBET
**One to be omitted**
Ins: 2.Jonathan ASPROPOTAMITIS (return from injury), 3. Jack CLISBY (promoted) & 26.Joshua NISBET (promoted)
Outs: 13.Aiden O’NEILL (suspended) & 20.Kalifa CISSE (suspended)
Unavailable: 21.Corey GAMEIRO (calf)
Saturday, 12 January 2019
Match: Wellington Phoenix vs. Central Coast Mariners
Venue: Westpac Stadium, Wellington
Kick-off: 5:35pm (AEDT)
TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS AUSTRALIA
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